He came to HCS just after I left but I know from this forum how highly he was respected by the students he taught. Name: Pete Fowler Email: at ntlworld'Years_at_school: 1956 62Date: Time: Yesterday's Guardian carried an obituary notice for Fred Bilson, one of the English Department's star cast in the middle and late 1960s.Name: Ted Troll Email: offmytrolley.Years_at_school: 1900 - 1999Date: Time: Wise words, Chris Esmond.I propose forming a new discussion forum known as The Sensible Society.School photos were taken early in the new school year.My father combined holidays with business so our family often came back in SEPTEMBER, a few days lat E.If so, could you guarantee to both question and answer with 100% commitment and integrity?Name: Pete Fowler Email: Ntlworld Years_at_school: 1956 62Date: Time: In the early days of online forums, when they seemed the preserve of the Universities, I remember some Oxford Prof first writing a phrase that confused me at the time - but has resonated more and more through the years. And yet I still sometimes forget that so sensible advice.
Name: Chris Esmond Email: chrisesmond Years_at_school: 59-66Date: Time: Pete Fowler, your proven investigative skills make you eminently qualified to lead the ' What Happened to the Pavilion Fund? However, as a supporter of Henry Wyatt you yourself are, inevitably, I'm afraid, a prime suspect, which necessarily presents a rather tricky situation, a 'conflict of interests', as the saying goes: Would you be prepared to interview yourself?Colonel Bigham would have assumed military command over the same area, the two leaders working in tandem. In a nuclear emergency, a handful of brilliant Sixth Form scholars and top CCF NCOs were to be singled out to enter the bunker.The most academic were to be drawn from sensible subjects of future value such as Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Engineering.Laughter, even the merest snigger, will not be permitted at meetings with perpetrators sent immediately into purgatory.Those wishing to join the SS must have been through the rigours of Simpson's Academy for Dull Folks in which youthful liveliness was systematically squeezed out, leaving dull, grumpy, sensible inmates mature ahead of their time.More contributions please but remember to keep them sensible.As to Esmond's notion of only sensible people enquiring into the Pavilion Fund mystery, this is a thoroughly silly idea.I had thought it was Simpson's Academy for the Sad (SAD.)Trying to troll back through the memory but don't recall Ted. NALOPK that the first Pavilion (known as the ' Pavvi' was used by the School Scouts from 1913 to 1938.It had formerly been a school building moved to HCS from a site in Alperton.Name: Laurence Lando Email: square Years_at_school: 1957 -Date: Time: It is with much regret that I have learnt of the passing of Mr David Baker. Whilst at school, David was a good friend to me, when I needed the presence of a 'father figure'. Name: Michael Schwartz Email: Years_at_school: 1965- 1972Date: Time: Pete - I note your comment that an obituary for Fred Bilson appeared in The Guardian. Name: Peter Ward Email: peter.Years_at_school: 1958 - 1963Date: Time: Interested in Ted Troll's comments. He was in the Department (Golland, Lafferty, Bilson) that proved more than adequate, indeed, inspirational, to the best Arts Sixth Form (Perkins, Anderson, Portillo etc) in the entire school history.